Section Newsletter Articles From Sonni Choi Williams

Case summaries By James Ferolo, Sonni Choi Williams, Rita Elsner, John Foltz, Phil Lenzini, Joshua Herman, and Matt Dionne Local Government Law, March 2017 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By James Ferolo, Sonni Choi Williams, Rita Elsner, John W. Foltz, Phillip B. Lenzini, Joshua Herman, and Matthew S. Dionne Local Government Law, January 2017 Recently decided Illinois decisions, compiled by this section's Litigation Committee.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Matt Dionne, Rita Elsner, John Foltz, Joshua Herman, and Phillip B. Lenzini Local Government Law, June 2016 Recent cases summarized by the members of the Local Government Law Section's Litigation Committee.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, John Foltz, Joshua Herman, and Phillip B. Lenzini Local Government Law, January 2016 Cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, Joshua Herman, and Philip Lenzini Local Government Law, November 2015 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Michael D. Bersani, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, Rita Elsner, and Joshua Herman Local Government Law, March 2015 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Sonni Choi Williams, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, and Rita Elsner Local Government Law, June 2014 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case summaries By Rita Elsner, Sonni Choi Williams, and Matthew S. Dionne Local Government Law, April 2014 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Case updates By Sonni Choi Williams, Phillip B. Lenzini, Matthew S. Dionne, and Christina M. Webb Local Government Law, November 2013 Recent cases of interest to local government law practitioners.
Chair’s column By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2010 With the immense support of President John O’Brien, the ISBA is taking action to ensure and encourage more diversity into the ISBA leadership.
The commitment to diversity should be a badge worn every day By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, November 2009 As the Peoria County Bar Association celebrated its 6th Annual Diversity Luncheon, I looked at the crowded room filled with more than 300 attendees including judges, ISBA representatives, school board members, students, and lawyers and felt proud that so many came out to support the commitment to diversity. But my celebratory mood dampened when I was also reminded of how easily the call and commitment to diversity can be overshadowed by a five-star event and the all-so-convenient excuse of the current economic downturn.
A square peg in a round world By Sonni Choi Williams Diversity Leadership Council, June 2008 I am a square peg in a round world, but I have many different ideas to offer, many different ways to look at problems, and offer diversity in a round world.  
A square peg in a round world By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2008 When Deb Walker called me and asked me to speak at the Celia M. Howard Fellowship Luncheon on the topic of diversity, I was immersed in diversity issues because I was helping the ISBA’s Task Force on Diversity launch a statewide Diversity Survey and I had diversity pouring out of me.
Last chance to complete diversity survey By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, March 2008 A “call to action” has been issued to all Illinois attorneys to participate in the first statewide survey designed to gauge the level of diversity in the state.
Changing the face of the ISBA By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, December 2007 In a concerted effort to increase minority and women representation in ISBA governance, on November 2, 2007, the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Minority and Women Participation and the Task Force on Diversity presented a program on “Changing the Face of the ISBA: Tips on Running for Office in the ISBA.”
Continuing the hallmark of diversity awareness at the 4th Annual Peoria County Bar Association’s Diversity Luncheon By Sonni Choi Williams Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, October 2007 On September 17, 2007, the Peoria County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee held its fourth annual Diversity Luncheon and continued the tradition of highlighting the importance of diversity in the legal profession.
Summary of the 2006 Diversity Luncheon By Sonni Choi Williams Diversity Leadership Council, June 2007 On September 18, 2006, the Peoria County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee held its third annual Diversity Luncheon and outdid itself again.
Summary of the 2006 Diversity Luncheon By Sonni Choi Williams Women and the Law, June 2007 On September 18, 2006, the Peoria County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee held its third annual Diversity Luncheon and outdid itself again.

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